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Stop the Overwhelm

When I first started my business, I was gung-ho. I was so excited at the new venture that I did everything—after all, it was my business!    This lasted for about 5 minutes (ok, maybe a few weeks) before I started feeling overwhelmed and behind? I was buried.    I then came to the realization that this … Read More

The Future is Now

In today’s economic environment, more than ever, organizations need high-potential employees to fill leadership roles. But how do you know who has the potential to rise to the top? Spoiler alert, it is not always the best performers. How can you identify and nurture these individuals so that they reach their full leadership potential?   The … Read More

Oops, Sorry

We’ve all had those “oops” moments. Making mistakes at work is an inevitable part of life. Whether it’s a small oversight or something you realllly screwed up, apologizing for your mistake in the right way can make all the difference in how it’s received by those around you. Taking responsibility for your actions and demonstrating … Read More

Winning in 2023

As we look backwards and reflect on the past year, let’s also set our sights forward to a fresh new start in 2023! If you are anything like me, there are countless possibilities ahead – but how do you take advantage of them?   It starts with having the right goals, and then achieving them.  Let’s … Read More

Forget Strategic Planning

It can feel like business owners are in a boxing match heading into 2023, fighting against inflation, market volatility and more. The looming recession risks throwing an unexpected punch with every decision we make – planning for the unplannable? Easier said than done!   So how do you prepare to take on whatever comes your way? … Read More

The Power of Positive Energy

I have been talking a lot recently about leading in uncertainty. Over the past few years, and especially today, we have certainly been dealing with uncertainty in our world.  Throughout my experience, I have seen positive energy to be one of the most impactful, yet often most difficult factors in leaders who thrive during uncertain … Read More

Thanksgiving Gratitude

As we head into Thanksgiving week, I want to take this opportunity to talk about something that’s really dear to my heart. And that’s the power of gratitude.   Gratitude is powerful in so many different ways. It’s strongly and consistently associated with greater happiness. It helps people feel more positive, enjoy their life, improve their … Read More

When the Hits Keep Coming

During my career, I have seen a lot of uncertain times. I recall vividly the Y2K panic, the financial crisis of 2008, and most recently the Covid-19 era and its ongoing aftermath.  At the time, each of these periods added to the stress of leadership. Yet, leaders during these times survived, and many thrived.  Why?  … Read More

Make Them Believe

I remember vividly the uncertain times during the economic crisis of 2008-2010. I was an executive with a large public company amidst widespread layoffs, plunging revenue, and rising panic. Questions and concerns came from everywhere, including from my own head!  At that moment, probably more than any other moment, I had to demonstrate Confidence. But … Read More